Study Reveals That Neck Pain is More Common in Women Than Men

8 Yoga Poses for Neck and Shoulders

Researchers reveal that neck pain is more prevalent in women when compared to men, regardless of age or occupation. Young women who are stressed have more neck pain compared to their male counterparts. Everyday life is also seen to be more stressful by women. There’s a continuing debate as to why joint and muscle pain like neck pain are so prevalent, and why …

Exposure to Cockroach Allergens Associated With Asthma Prevalence

Understanding Asthma Chart

The asthma prevalence in school entering children in New York City can vary anywhere between 3% and 19% by neighborhood, and 2 to 3 times the difference in asthma risk were found in children who grew up within walking distance of each other. Researchers compared the household presence of mouse, cockroach, dust mite, cat, and other allergens in high asthma …

Daytime Nap Lowers Average Blood Pressure after Mental Stress

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Sleeping for about 60 minutes in the daytime could lower average blood pressure following mental stress. Researchers looked at how a daytime nap impacts cardiovascular recovery after a stress test, and discovered that those individuals who slept for a minimum of 45 minutes in the daytime had lower average blood pressure following psychological stress than …

Coffee and Sex Triggers That Increase the Risk of Brain Aneurysm

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As a result of having sex to drinking coffee to blowing your nose, the risk of rupturing a brain aneurysm could temporarily be increased. Researchers revealed 8 key triggers which seem to raise the risk of intracranial aneurysm, a weakness within the wall of a blood vessel in the brain that commonly results in it ballooning. If it ruptures, it could cause a subarachnoid …

LDL Cholesterol Needed to Gain More Muscle Mass

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Low-density lipoprotein, usually referred to as LDL cholesterol, the so called “bad cholesterol”, might not be so bad after all, in particular with individuals who exercise. Researchers reveal that LDL cholesterol isn’t as bad as it’s been made out to be recently and that new attitudes should be put into practice regarding the substance. The researchers …

Study Finds That ADHD Adults Are More Creative

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Research has found that ADHD adults experienced more creative achievement compared to non ADHD adults. According to statistics, ADHD adults make up 4.1% of the U.S. adult population. The study is a follow-up to previous research, which focused on laboratory measures of creativity and found that ADHD adults show better performance on tests of creative divergent …

Speaking More Than Two Languages Has a Protective Effect on Memory

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According a study, individuals that speak more than 2 languages could lower their risk of developing memory problems. It seems speaking more than 2 languages provides a protective effect on memory in elderly people who practice foreign languages throughout their life time or during the time of the research. The study included 230 individuals having an average …

Brain Scans Can Predict Smoking Cessation Program Success

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According to research, brain scans are able to accurately predict if smokers can adhere to a smoking cessation program. The researchers tested 28 heavy smokers who were recruited from a smoking cessation program. Each individual completed a set of questions on their smoking history, level of nicotine dependence, cravings, and intentions to quit smoking. They …

Tree Yoga Pose (Vrikshasana)

How to do Tree Pose

The tree pose is a reminder of our connection to the earth, which provides sustenance and nourishment to all living beings. So much time is spent walking on the pavement and floors that the link to the earth is weakened. The tree pose helps to improve the posture, provides stability to the pelvis, strengthens the ankles and legs, elongates the spine, and improves …

Bridge Yoga Pose (Setu Bandhasana)

Bridge Yoga Pose

Setu Bandha Sarvangasana, the Sanskrit name for the bridge pose, translates as “forming a bridge.” When holding the bridge pose, focus on forming a strong bridge. The bridge pose will increase flexibility in the back as it stretches and relieves tension in the shoulders and neck. The leg muscles and gluteals are also strengthened and the chest opened. With …